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Changing for the better

Supporting elderly people through decision making to keep their home safer or to realise they need to be in an easier environment helps them

Tears over skin tears

Skin tears are painful and can lead to serious consequences. Care to prevent them and care to strengthen fragile skin can make a huge differ

Taking the Fall

Falling over is often a laughable moment in TV programmes and family video nights, but for people in their later years, they're not so...

Community care: Where can I go?

This article lists some of the services you might be eligible for to support your later years in the home.


We should be cautious about taking away all the jobs a person must do and taking away the language of work which adds a level of meaningfuln

Dementia - Learning more

Have you heard people say, "They have Alzheimer's Disease not dementia"? Dementia is an umbrella term for many disorders that

Planning in Advance

The key is to start thinking about it, then start talking about it. If you want, you even have the provision of writing it down as either a

Diabetes help

For people in their later years, knowing that management is possible is a critical point for their health.

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate

This is an overview of the impact of heat on people in their later years and some strategies for how to approach their need to keep up fluid

Chickenpox and shingles

Have you ever had chickenpox? If you have, did you know it is the precursor, or that it starts you down the line to potentially getting...

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